Macon to host world’s largest recycling plant

‘Waste solutions’ provider Brightmark announced last week that it plans to build the world’s largest advanced recycling facility in Macon-Bibb County.  The $680 million, 5.3 million square foot plant will recycle all types of plastic waste, including...

Georgia agency weighs Okeefenokee project

For the past two years Alabama-based Twin Pines Minerals has seeking approval for a mine very close to the southeastern border of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Charlton County.  And for two years, environmentalists have been pushing back on the plans,...

Business Booms in Downtown Augusta

A concerted effort from business and political leaders to revitalize downtown Augusta is paying off in a big way.  Even amidst the pandemic, the ‘Broad Street Corridor,’ aka downtown, saw a net gain of 40 new businesses over the past year, many looking to...

Golden Isles goes Hollywood

According to the Georgia Film Office there are currently 46 movies and tv shows in production statewide – the cries for boycotts over the state’s recently-passed election law appear to have fallen on deaf ears.  And it’s not just Atlanta getting in...

Interfor announcement bolsters lumber industry

The lumber industry is big business in Georgia – and we mean big.  One of the top states for harvesting timber, Georgia ranks number one among all states in the U.S. for commercially available timberland, as well as tops for exporting ‘forest...

Iconic lighthouse coming to cars?

Measuring in at 145 feet tall, Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, on Tybee Island near Savannah, cuts an iconic figure.  Its light can be seen at sea from up to 24 miles away, but Georgians may soon be seeing it from all across the state.  State Rep. Jesse...

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